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Howard Johnson Hotel - Newark Airport
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   20 Frontage Rd, Newark, NJ 07114 (Newark Airport and Port Newark)   |  
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

I don't remember the last time I stayed at a hotel that did not offer complimentary breakfast, even hotels that cost me less than half the price I paid at HoJo Newark Airport. Also, I definitely did not like the fact that I had to pay for parking.

Stayed March 2013, traveled on business

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Neal G, Manager at Howard Johnson Hotel - Newark Airport, responded to this review, March 21, 2013
Thank you for your review of our hotel. You brought up two items during your stay. Being that we have a full service restaurant, we do charge for breakfast. Most smaller hotels offer a simple continental breakfast which would not satisfy most of our customers. What we do offer is a full hot breakfast that gets great reviews. Parking is a premium in the city and most if not all hotels have a fee for this. We are happy to say we have one of the lowest parking fees in the area. We hope you consider these points and join us again in a future stay.
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

The Howard Johnson Hotel Newark Airport only gets two stars, but you’re thinking you’d like to save a bit, and you’ll just stay for a short time. The bathroom is equipped properly, and the closet includes an iron and ironing board. The room is a little cramped with two beds, but includes a desk, refrigerator, safe, alarm clock, and TV. The stay was notable for creation of a quiet oasis in the midst of a busy transportation hub. The check-in and check-out goes smoothly, so why not more stars? On a recent stay, at a quarter past 7 AM, the restaurant was not yet open. Apparently the chef had chosen not to show up and their backup plan had not engaged as yet. Being driven by a non-negotiable schedule we left on empty stomachs. When I start the day hungry, I’m cranky all day, so two stars is all they get from me. Maybe you’ll fare better.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Howard Johnson Hotel - Newark Airport

Address: 20 Frontage Rd, Newark, NJ 07114
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Location: United States > New Jersey > Newark > Newark Airport and Port Newark
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #15 of 16 Hotels in Newark
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Hotel - Newark Airport 2*
Number of rooms: 171
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
8 Miles from New York City, Manhattan.5 Miles from Met Life Stadium, SuperBowl 2014. ... more   less 
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